Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Snap Shots

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 31, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Template 18 by Judith here

The tubes I used are by Keith Garvey, you can purchase his tubes from PTE here



Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Resize to 700x700 pixels
Delete credit layer
Also delete the small flower, large flower, medium flower and the 2 branch layers, these will be covered by the main front tube anyway


Floodfill each of the paper strip layers with black

Activate paper stip 1
Select all>float>Defloat
Contract 5
Paste your tube as a new layer
Move to just below the scalloped circle frame
Resize and position into place
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Repeat for the other 8 strip layers using a different tube by the same artist in each

Floodfill all of the stiching layers with white, zoom out to make it easier to see

Paste your main front tube as a new layer
Rotate left 5 to line up with the paper & frame layers
Duplicate

Using your selection tool set on elipse select around the camera lens
Effect>Illumation effects>light burst, default settings color white

Deselect
Rename these layers to animation 1 & 2

Activate paper 1
Floodfill with a pink pattern

Floodfill the following layers as listed below

paper frame 1 & 2 with black

paper frame 3 with pink

frame 1 with black

ribbon with black

ricrac with pink

circle frame with pink

scalloped circle frame with black

circle with black

the outer part of huge flower with pink

snapshots & you & of with pink

of & snapshots frames with black

frame with white

bg 2 with your pink pattern

bg 1 with black

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your name & your © info

Animation

Hide animation 1 (the one with light effect)

Merge visible

Copy & paste into animation shop
Paste after current so you have 2 frames

Back to psp

Undo your merge

Unhide animation 1
Hide animation 2

Merge visible
Copy & paste after current in animation shop

Set frame properties on frames 1 & 2 at 25

Frame 3 properties 20

Save as gif & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)


Result By Kaye

Result by Dixie






Moonlight Dreams

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 25, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Template 43 by me here

A photo

Twinks Animation
Right click to save

Animation shop

The font I used is called English, you can get it here

Plugins
Graphics plus cross shadow
Xero Porcelain

The tube I used called Angel is by Jose Cano, you can purchase this tube from PTE here

The photo I used called Moonlight Dream is by Jon Rattenbury, also available at PTE



Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit layer

Activate small square
Select all>float>defloat
Paste your photo into selection
Deselect

Activate large square
Floodfill with a pattern
Apply graphics plus cross shadow using default settings
Apply inner bevel using bevel #2 width 30

Activate the rectangles layer
Floodfill with another pattern
Apply graphics plus cross shadow same as above

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Position on right side of photo area
Apply xero porcelain using default settings

Activate raster 1
Floodfill with a cloud pattern

Resize all layers to 70%

Add text

Add your name & your © info

Merge all

Copy & paste into animation shop

Animation

Mulitiply your tag until you have 16 frames
Activate frame 1 and select all

Open the twinks animation
Activate frame 1 and select all

Grab the twinks by the first frame and drop it into place on frame 1 of your tag

View your animation

Save as gif & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)



Result by Kaye

Result by Dixie



Motor Mouth

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 31, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Template Motor Mouth by Dee here

The font I used is called Doris Day, you can get it here

The tube I used called I Hate You is by Elias Chatzoudis, you can purchase this tube from PTE here



When I first saw this brand new template yesterday I instantly thought of this tube I've had for a while.  Had a good laugh when I first saw the template lol.  Been waiting for a good template or something to use it with.  Thanks Dee!

Note:  You could use patterns or gradients instead of colors like I did

Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete info layer

Activate the gold oval layer
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Select all>float>Defloat

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Activate the black rectangles
Select a different shade of your floodfill color
Floodfill

Activate motor mouth gold
Floodfill with the color you just used

Activate motor mouth black
Floodfill with your first color

Activate black text layer
Floodfill the word Take with your last color

Select the color you used on the rectangles
Flood fill the black text

Delete the white background layer if you want a transparent background

Resize all layers to 75%

Add your name & your © info

Merge visible

Save as png & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)



Result by Deb V

Result by Dixie

Result by Kaye




Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Devilious

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 30, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Devilious by Judith here

Template #2 here
You'll need to download the template pack from the main page near the top

The font I used is called Dungeon, you can get it here

The tube I used called Dafne is by Elias Chatzoudis, you can purchase this tube from PTE here



Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit layer

Activate the background layer
Floodfill with black

Activate Diagonal box layer
Paste your tube as a new layer
Rotate left 30
Resize as needed

Floodfill the grey area of the diagonal box with red

Activate bottom right box
Select all>float>defloat
Contract 9
Paste paper 5 as a new layer
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Repeat for top right box

Floodfill the grey areas with red

Activate the double circle layer
Floodfill the grey areas with red

Paste text 2 as a new layer
Resize to 40%
Position lower right corner

Paste doodle 1 as a new layer
Add drop shadow
Move to below the diagonal box layer

Paste butterfly 1 as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position on upper circle

Paste flower as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position on lower circle

Resize all layers to 80%

Add your name & your © info

Merge all layers

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)







Diamond Blues

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 30, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Diamond Blues here

Template #7 by Judith here

Plugins
Eyecandy 4 HSB Noise

The font I used is called English, you can get it here

Animation Shop

The tube I used called Red is by Dean Yeagle,you can purchase this tube from CDO here



Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit & wordart layers

Activate the background layer
Select all
Paste paper 9 into selection
Deselect

Activate the oval layer
Select all>float>defloat
Paste paper 8 as a new layer
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Activate oval frame
Floodfill with a color from your tube

Activate the 3 piece layer
Select all>float>defloat
Paste paper 6 as a new layer
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Floodfill right & left rectangles with the same color as above

Activate left doodle
Select all>float>defloat

Paste paper 1 as a new layer
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect
Duplicate
Apply eyecandy HSB noise using default settings
Repeat on other layer clicking on the random seed button
Rename these layers to animation 1 & 2

Repeat on right doodle layer, renaming to animation 3 & 4

Activate the film frame
Floodfill with the same color as above

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize if needed
Position lower left corner
Add drop shadow

Paste diamond bracelet as a new layer
Position at the top
Duplicate
Apply HSB noise same as above
Rename layers to animation 5 & 6

Paste embllishment 3 as a new layer
Resize to 25%
Position in middle frame area
Duplicate
Apply HSB noise as above
Rename layers to animation 7 & 8

Paste butterfly as a new layer
Resize to 25%
Position in the top frame area
Add drop shadow

Paste flower 3 as a new layer
Resize to 20%
Position in bottom frame area
Add drop shadow

Activate your tube and send to the top

Resize all layers to 75%

Add your name & your © info

Animation:

Hide all the odd # animation layers
Merge visible
Copy & paste into animation shop

Undo your merge
Unhide the odd # layers
Hide the even # animation layers
Merge visible
Paste after current in animation shop

Set frame properties to 20

View your animation

Save as gif & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)


Result by OohBabelicious







Autism Awareness


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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 30, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Autism Awareness here

Mask # 196 by Vix here

The font I used is called Crayon E, you can get it here

The tube I used called School Girl #PTE 0293 is by Nils, you can purchase this tube from PTE here


This tutorial is dedicated to my Autistic Granddaughter Lily


Open new transparent canvas 700x700, we will resize later
Floodfill with white

Add a new raster layer
Select all
Paste paper 9 into selection
Deselect

Apply mask
Merge group

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Add drop shadow

Paste doggie as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position on lower right corner of mask 
Add drop shadow

Paste bubble awareness ribbon as a new layer
Resize to 35%
Position of left side as shown on my tag
Add drop shadow

Paste multiy colored bow as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position upper left corner
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down
Duplicate & flip
Merge down

Paste star hanger as a new layer
Position on right side of mask
Add drop shadow

Paste staples as a new layer
Resize to 70%
Position as shown on my tag
Add drop shadow
Duplicate, mirror & flip
Merge down
Move to below the bows layer

Resize all layers to 75%

Add Autism Awareness text, position as shown on my tag

Add your name & your © info

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)



Result by Dixie




Spoiled Princess

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 30, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Puppy Love by me here

Plugins
Mura Meister Copies

The tube I used is by Legends Art which I purchased from PTE here though his art work is now available here.  When I checked yesterday this tube was available there, it's called Yorkie Princess



Open new transparent canvas 700x350, we will resize later
Floodfill with a dark color from your tube

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize to a small size but not too small.  For a regular sized tube maybe to around 30% or so

Apply mura meister copies, set on wallpaper rotate
You'll need to play with the top # until your tube covers most of your canvas
Merge down

Effects>Distortion>Wave
Default setting
Repeat

Distortion effects again
Twirl
Default setting

Gaussian blur
Radius 25

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Move to the right
Add drop shadow

Paste dog house as a new layer
Resize to 75%
Move to the left
Add drop shadow

Paste paw chain as a new layer
Resize to 45%
Position on left side of dog house
Add drop shadow

Paste bowl as a new layer
Resize to 40%
Position at bottom right of dog house
Add drop shadow

Paste bow as a new layer
Resize to 40%
Position in the peak of  the roof
Add drop shadow
Duplicate
Resize to 50%
Position on the dog's ponytail

Paste flower as a new layer
Resize to 25%
Position above bowl
Add drop shadow
Duplicate 3 times and place in various areas of your tag

Resize all layers to 75%

Add text onto dog house 

Add your name & your © info

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)







Monday, August 29, 2011

Moments

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 29, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Moments here

The tube I used called Marilyn #PTE1547 is by Elias Chatzoudis, you can purchase this tube from PTE here



Open new transparent canvas 700x700, we will resize later
Select all
Paste paper 8 into selection
Deselect

Paste window as a new layer
Resize to 85%
Click inside the window using your magic wand
Hold down the shift key and selelct the upper parts of the window
Paste paper 7 as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect
Move to below window layer

Add a drop shadow to the window

Paste brances as a new layer
Resize to 60%
Position on right side as shown on my tag
Add drop shadow

Paste fence as a new layer
Resize to 90%
Position at the bottom
Add drop shadow

Paste your tube as a new layer
Position on the right
Add drop shadow

Paste flowers 3 as a new layer
Resize to 45%
Move to one side lining up at the bottom
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down

Paste butterfly 2 as a new layer
Resize to 30%
Position over window as shown on my tag
Add drop shadow
Duplicate
Resize to 60%
Position on the left side of the fence
Duplicate
Resize to 85%
Position on the branches

Paste bow 1 as a new layer
Resize to 35%
Position at the top center of window
Add drop shadow

Paste wordart as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position top center
Add drop shadow

Resize all layers to 75%

Add your name & your © info

Merge all

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)







Autumn Cat Magic

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 29, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Autumn Romance by Bea here

The tube I used called Autumn Cat Magic #1-1 is by Melissa Dawn, you can purchase this tube from CDO here



Open new transparent canvas 700x700, we will resize later
Select all
Paste paper 12 into selecton
Deselect

Paste frame 7 as a new layer
Resize to 115%
Click inside the frame with your magic wand
Expand 5

Paste paper 14 as a new layer
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect
Add drop shadow
Move to below the frame

Paste your tube as a new layer
Move to below the frame
Resize as needed
Add drop shadow

Activate your top layer

Paste tree 2 as a new layer
Position on the left
Add drop shadow

Paste autumn 3 as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position on left side of frame
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down
Duplicate & flip
Merge down
Move to below the frame
Use your erase to get rid of the stem showing on the inside of the frame

Activate your top layer

Paste autumn 7 as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position over autumn 3
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down

Paste bow 7 as a new layer
Resize to 50%
Position on the left upper part of the frame
Rotate left 15
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down

Paste scarecrow 2 as a new layer
Mirror
Resize to 75%
Position lower right corner
Add drop shadow

Paste the other scarecrow as a new layer
Resize to 75%
Position lower left corner
Add drop shadow

Paste deco 4 as a new layer
Position at center bottom of tag
Add drop shadow

Paste butterfly 1 as a new layer
Position at the top center of the frame
Add drop shadow

Resize all layers to 75%

Add your name & your © info

Merge all

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)



Result by Kaye




First Love Mini Tut

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 29, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit First Love by Bea here

Pink tag back # 3 here

The tube I used called Missy #54-2 is by Jamie Kidd, you can purchase it from CDO here



Open your tag back

Paste heart deco 1 as a new layer
Resize to 55%
Change layer properties to luminance
Add drop shadow

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resise as needed and position on one side, depending on your tube
Add drop shadow

Paste wrap 4 as a new layer
Resize to 72%
Position lower right corner
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down
Change opacity to 70

Paste ticket 2 as a new layer
Resize to 70%
Add drop shadow

Add your name & your © info

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)







Sunday, August 28, 2011

Autumn Eve

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 28, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Autumn Eve here

Template Sunny Days by Dee here

The tube I used called Lioness # PTE2853 is by Anna Liwanag, you can purchase this tube from PTE here


Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit layer
Delete the word art layers

Activate bg layer
Select all
Paste paper 8 into selection
Deselect

Activate white rectangle
Select all>float>defloat
Paste paper 8 into selection
Deselect

Activate orange fancy frame layer
Select all>float>defloat
Paste paper 1 into selection

Repeat on yellow circle
Do Not Deselect

Repeat on yellow rectangle layer

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Activate oragne glitter frame
Select all>float>defloat
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a brown pattern
Deselect

Floodfill the orange squares with the same pattern

Pick a color from your tube
Floodfill all the white layers with this color

Flood fill the black rectangle with the same color

Activate the dash layer
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a color picked from your tag

Back on the dash layer
Select all>float>defloat

Back on your floodfill
Invert your selection
Delete
Deselect

Activate your top layer
Paste owl as a new layer
Resize to 20%
Position on top square
Add drop shadow

Paste squirrel as a new layer
Resize to 40%
Position over lower square
Add drop shadow

Paste sign as a new layer
Resize to 35%
Position at the top center of your tag
Add drop shadow

Paste tree 3 as a new layer
Resize to 65%
Position as shown on my tag
Add drop shadow

Paste acorns as a new layer
Resize to 20%
Add drop shadow
Postion as shown on my tag
Duplicate & mirror
Merge down
Move layer to below sign layer

Paste dry grass as a new layer
Resize to 25%
Position in front of tree
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror

Paste butterfly 1 as a new layer
Resize to 25%
Positon top right corner
Add drop shadow

Resize all layers to 75%

Add your name & your © info

Merge all

Save as jpg & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line

:)


Result by Dixie